Thomas R. McDonough

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home star n. 1987 T. R. McDonough Architects of Hyperspace 211 β€˜Now, we will show you their home.’ A nondescript red star floated in the center of the amphitheater, speckled with dark star spots. β€˜This is their home star.’
insectoid n. 1987 T. R. McDonough Architects of Hyperspace 155 Flittering, long-winged blue insectoids buzzed past the humans, large as birds.
spacing n. 2 1987 T. R. McDonough Architects of Hyperspace 62 But what do you know about spacing? Have you ever been trapped in a vacuum with only seconds of air left?
visiphone n. 1987 T. R. McDonough Architects of Hyperspace 15 Ariadne listened to the English message on the viziphone: β€˜Call Lunar Farside Operator. You have an interstellar message. Dial white-gray-purple, black-red-green.’
visiphone v. 1987 T. R. McDonough Architects of Hyperspace 107 β€˜Plum, try viziphoning them.’ Plum pushed a key and said, β€˜CQ, this is the starship Shillelagh of the Asteroid Federation, calling CQ.’ Horrendous static burst from the speaker. Plum lowered the volume. The static roared erratically, like a massive thunderstorm. Random daggers of multicolored snow shot across the comscreen.